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Our Top Weekend Reads

The stock market is soaring, African leaders are rallying around George Floyd, and reducing the U.S. military presence abroad could boost the domestic economy.

Migrant workers wearing protective face masks walk past a factory-converted dormitory.

Singapore’s Coronavirus Success Story Hits a Snag

Though the curve has flattened, new cases have exploded among migrant workers who live in the country’s far-flung dormitories. Human rights watchers say these developments should be no surprise.

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What Can Be Done to Stop the Wuhan Virus

In a special conference call with subscribers, science columnist Laurie Garrett and senior editor James Palmer discuss the potential global effects of the new coronavirus.

Medical staff members wear protective clothing as they arrive with a patient at the Wuhan Red Cross Hospital in China on Jan. 25.

The Coronavirus: How to Stay Safe

As China’s epidemic continues to spread, things may seem scary. Here are 10 simple precautions that can protect you from contracting the coronavirus.

Security personnel check the temperature of passengers at the wharf on the Yangtze River in Wuhan, China, on Jan. 22.

As Wuhan Virus Spreads, Taiwan Has No Say at WHO

Chinese pressure keeps Taipei out of international organizations—putting everyone at more risk.

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